The NCAA Tournament field will become a whole lot clearer at the conclusion of Conference Championship Saturday.
Three of the six spots in the NCAA Tournament will be decided tonight as the MIVA, EIVA and MPSF all have play conference tournament championship matches. With underdog teams like Lewis and Princeton also eyeing a chance to win and crash the NCAA Tournament, each conference title match will have significant affect on Selection Sunday.
The match-ups for Conference Championship Saturday are set as six teams still control their own fate for a spot in the NCAA Tournament.
The conference tournaments will continue with the EIVA, MIVA and MPSF championship matches on Saturday. Here is the initial look and the historical information to know about every conference tournament championship match.
Four matches tonight will go a long way to determine the NCAA Tournament field as the conference tournament resume in the MPSF and EIVA.
Pepperdine and Stanford in a match-up between two of the top-five ranked teams in the nation highlight the slate of conference tournament semifinal matches. In addition, out in the East Coast it will be an All-Ivy League battle in the EIVA Tournament semifinals as Princeton and Harvard play each other.
The conference tournament quarterfinals have wrapped-up and only 12 teams remain in control their own fate to reach the NCAA Tournament.
The postseason continue later this week with the EIVA, MIVA and MPSF Tournament semifinal matches. Check out the initial look and the historical stats to know about every conference tournament semifinal match.
The first postseason home match for UC Santa Barbara in seven years lived up to the hype.
The No. 4 seed UC Santa Barbara playing in front of a sold-out 2,000 person crowd rallied to beat the No. 5 seed UCLA 23-25, 25-20, 18-25, 25-20, 15-12 on Saturday in the MPSF Tournament quarterfinals.
Check out Off the Block special contributor Jonathan Bates’ postmatch interview with UCLA coach John Speraw following the team’s loss to UC Santa Barbara in the MPSF Tournament quarterfinals on Saturday. Continue reading →
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